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Try this Chromatography Experiment

Who wrote the ransom note? Ink is a complex chemical made up of different colours which can be separated because they are carried at different speeds by water (if the ink is water soluble). Detectives can work out whether a specific pen has been used in a crime by examining the ink and the patterns … Continued

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We have just emailed our latest newsletter to our subscribers – if you like to be kept in the loop, fill in the form at the bottom of the page. There’s also a new kids activity sheet for the summer holidays.

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Three new franchisees

The Detective Project has awarded three new franchisees. Being welcomed into The Detective Project family is Crime Scene Investigator Louise Devereux from Harrogate. Louise has nearly two decades experience of examining crime scenes. Also coming onboard are business partners, Cath Reed, a primary school teacher and Mary Wood a retired police inspector both from Sussex. … Continued

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Stress Busting Party Tips

We all know children’s birthday parties can be stressful to organise when we are trying to juggle busy lives. Over the years I have picked up some good tips on how to organise a party with minimal stress… I love running Detective parties for children (but admit I still get stressed running parties for my … Continued

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Avoiding a Counterfeit Christmas

With Black Friday behind us and Cyber Monday deals upon us internet shopping for that perfect Christmas present has never been more enticing. However, as more and more of us shop online, the rise of counterfeit products and increased dramatically. As of December 2015, over £360m was spent on counterfeit goods in the UK, according … Continued